Rule of Conduct

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.

3. Life is too short. Don't waste time hating anyone.

4. Only friends and family will be present in sickness. Stay in touch.

5. You don't need to win every argument. Agree to disagree.

6. Crying is good, but it's more healing crying with friends.

7. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.

8. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.

9. It's OK to let your children see you cry.

10. Don't compare your life to others. They have different journeys.

11. Never be in a secret relationship.

12. Everything can change in the blink of an eye.

13. Get rid of anything that is neither useful, beautiful, nor joyful.

14. What doesn't kill you really makes you stronger.

15. It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

16. For whatever you love in life, don't take no for an answer.

17. Today is special. Enjoy it.

18. Your belief of your being right doesn't count. Keep an open mind.

19. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.

20. Forgive everyone everything.

21. What other people think of you is none of your business.

22. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.

23. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.

24. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

25. Your children get only one childhood.

26. Envy is a waste of time.

27. It's OK to yield.

28. Life is a gift.

29. Friends are the family that we choose.

30. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

31. Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.

32. Don't over do. Keep your limits.

33. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

34. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip.

35. Dream more while you are awake.

36. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need..

37. Forget issues of the past. Don't remind your partner with His/her mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness.

38. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't hate others.

39. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.

40. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. - Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime..

41. Call your family often.

42. Each day give something good to others.

43. Spend time with people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6.

44. What other people think of you is none of your business.

45. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.